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N110AA (cn 46510/22) American 89 heavy from ORD is over the numbers landing runway 27. First flight was October 29, 1971. Delivery date was February 28, 1972. Sadly, W/O May 25, 1979 as N110AA with American Airlines at ORD as Flight 191 attempting to operate ORD-LAX. Crashed after her left engine fell off the left wing. 271 passengers and 2 on ground were fatalities - r.i.p. A tribute to those that did not survive.
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A visitor from Mauritius posted Sun October 20, 2013:
It's sad that this beautiful planes died

A visitor from - posted Wed March 6, 2013:
Excellent view of airplane including control settings, attitude, and configurations.

A visitor from Thailand posted Tue May 17, 2011:
Such a sad story behind this beautiful bird.

A visitor from Brazil posted Wed September 22, 2010:
Nice photo, my sentiments to all families and friends of the people who died on the tragedy that happened to this aircraft. May they rest in peace.

A visitor from Chile posted Tue August 31, 2010:
Yeah, the ANZ901 crashed 6 months later. The tail number was ZK-NZP and uses GE engines. Also, don't forget Turkish 981 in 1974. The worst disaster involving in a DC-10 (TC-JAV, called "Ankara", 346 people killed) :(

A visitor from United States posted Tue July 27, 2010:
A few months after this one crashed, another disaster struck the DC-10, this time in Antarctica, with yet again, the grounding of the worldwide DC-10 fleet. Truly devastating.

May the crew and passengers of AA 191 and ANZ 901 rest in peace.

A visitor from Brazil posted Wed July 21, 2010:
Very nice photo, rest in peace.

A visitor from - posted Mon June 14, 2010:
Very nice photo ! Rest in peace.

A visitor from Brazil posted Wed April 7, 2010:
Sadly, this beautiful bird was involved in the worst US air disaster to date. Very nice photo, nostalgic and full of emotion for all aviation fans. My sentiments to all families and friends of the victims of AA flight 191. Rest in peace.

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 19, 2009:
The clarity of this photograph and the melancholy of it are two striking characteristics for me.

Thank You.

A visitor from Brazil posted Tue August 18, 2009:
This beautiful aircraft is seen here landing at picturesque San Diego Lindbergh Field. Sadly lost in a great air disaster. RIP.

A visitor from Brazil posted Mon August 17, 2009:
Sadly, this beautiful DC-10-10 was involved in the worst US air

A visitor from United States posted Mon August 3, 2009:
It was not the captains fault, it was the ground crew who was working on the plane. It should not deserve bad reputation just because of the ground crew.

A visitor from Brazil posted Mon May 25, 2009:
Exactly 30 years ago, this aircraft was destroyed shortly after take-off, with the loss of 258 passengers, 13 crew and 2 persons on the ground. It was a very sad day, US worst air disaster, a tragedy that we`ll never forget, may they rest in peace. Chicago O'Hare airport, runway 32 R.

A visitor from Brazil posted Sat January 31, 2009:
Great aircraft, did not deserve its bad reputation for being involved in so many fatal accidents.

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